"A Christmas Carol" reading, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Abbey Theater at the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road, Dublin. The Dublin Senior Players will present a reading of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. Adapted and directed by Michael Schirtzinger. Attendance is free. For more information, call 614-410-4554.

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Events and programs

FAFSA completion event, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Tolles Career and Technical Center, 7877 U.S. Highway 42 S, Plain City. The event will assist students and parents with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2017-18 school year. A College Credit Plus session will start at 7 p.m. and will be open to students and parents interested in learning more about options for students in receiving free college credit while in high school. For more information on the FAFSA event, email sboggs@tollestech.com. For more information on College Credit Plus, email cstrebe@tollestech.com.

"A Christmas Carol" reading, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Abbey Theater at the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road, Dublin. The Dublin Senior Players will present a reading of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. Adapted and directed by Michael Schirtzinger. Attendance is free. For more information, call 614-410-4554.

Holiday Craft Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at Dublin Jerome High School, 8300 Hyland-Croy Road. The event will include more than 100 vendors and various handcrafted items.

Wine and craft beer fundraiser, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Drive. Guests can sample an array of red and white wines, craft beers and hor d'oeuvres while supporting the council's arts and arts education programming. Attendees will also get a first look at Masayuki Miyajima's solo exhibition, "Black, White, Grey." Tickets are $75. For more information or to purchase, call 614-889-7444 or visit bitly.com/DACWineBeerTaste.

Interfaith thanks and giving service, 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, 7121 Muirfield Drive, Dublin. The service will feature words and music from various faiths. Nonperishable food items are requested on behalf of the Dublin Food Pantry. Sponsored by the Safe Alliance of Interfaith Leaders. For more information, email tanderso@columbus.rr.com.

Grant's SIDS 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m. Nov. 13 in Coffman Park at the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road. The annual event aims to raise funds for research, education and support programs to combat sudden infant death syndrome. Proceeds benefit the Sudden Infant Death Network of Ohio. Registration is $25 through October and $30 afterward. For more information or to sign up, visit grantssids5k.com.

"The Bootlegger's Ball," 6 p.m. Nov. 18 at The Morgan House, 5300 Glick Road, Dublin. The event includes a two-hour show and three-course meal. A $100 gift card will be awarded to the attendee with best costume at the Oct. 29 show. A production of Project Murder Mystery. For more information, visit projectmurdermystery.com.

Masayuki Miyajima: "Black, White, Grey," Nov. 17 through Dec. 15 at the Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Drive. Japanese ceramicist Masayuki Miyajima will close the DAC's 2016 Visual Arts Series with a solo exhibition of functional Japanese ceramic artwork. A free public reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17. For more information, call 614-889-7444 or visit dublinarts.org.

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program assists unemployed Franklin, Delaware and Licking county workers age 55 and older with securing employment. The program offers paid work experience, specialized training, upgrading of skills and job-search assistance. Age, income and residency requirements apply. Call 614-258-7295 or 614-322-0600, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Classes and workshops

"Parenting the Early Years: 10 Traits Your Children Will Remember You By," 4 to 5 p.m. Sundays at St. Andrew Christian Church, 1985 Swansford Drive, Dublin. A free parenting class and discussion group. Child care provided. For more information or to register, call 937-218-9419.

Women's Institute for Financial Education, non-profit divorce workshop "What Every Woman Needs to Know About Divorce," 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second Saturday of every month except December, at 5025 Arlington Centre Blvd., Columbus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The sessions will be led by a marriage and family therapist, a financial adviser and a family law attorney. Topics include the emotional, financial and legal aspects of divorce, geared toward women who are contemplating a divorce or in the midst of a divorce. There is no cost to attend, but registration is recommended as workshops fill up quickly. To register go to secondsaturdaycolumbus.com. For more information contact Kitty Hedges at 614-545-4015 orkmh@hamiltoncapital.com.

Dublin Community Recreation Center, weekly line dancing class for beginners, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sundays, 5600 Post Road. This class will introduce people of all ages to modern social line dancing, with no line dance experience necessary. Cost is $3 per class. This class is being offered in addition to a Beginner/Improver class from 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays and a more advanced class at 2 p.m. Sundays. Music for this class is not limited to country alone. For more information send an email to linedance4life@gmail.com.

Meetings

Architectural Review Board, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Dublin City Hall, 5200 Emerald Parkway. For more information, visit dublinohiousa.gov.

Planning and Zoning Commission, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Dublin City Hall, 5200 Emerald Parkway. For more information, call 614-410-4600.

Dublin Women's Philanthropic Club, 6 to 8:15 p.m. Nov. 15 at The Country Club at Muirfield Village, 8715 Muirfield Drive, Dublin. Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, and Local Matters Executive Director Michelle Moskowitz Brown will speak on business leadership and philanthropy. Guests will participate in a spice-bundling service project. Attendance is free, but registration is required. To register, email dublinwomensclub@gmail.com or visit dublinwomensclub.com.

Sawmill Road Toastmasters, noon every first and third Monday at the Safelite Group Inc. corporate office, 7400 Safelite Way, Columbus. Members focus on improving public speaking skills. Visitors are welcome. For more information, visit sawmill.toastmastersclubs.org.

Dublin Coffman Moms In Prayer, 8:15 a.m. Thursdays, Radiant Life Church, 7100 Post Road. This group of Christian mothers meets for one hour each week to pray for each member's child(ren), other students at the high school, as well as teachers, staff and school concerns. All prayer requests are kept confidential. For more information, contact Jeannine Gradeless at j_gradeless@yahoo.com or Mary Bosworth at bozfamily5@yahoo.com. To find a Moms in Prayer group for a different school, visit momsinprayer.org.

Inventors Network, discussion of the invention process, 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Ohio Business College, 4525 Trueman Blvd., Hilliard. Cost is $36 per year for membership (payable at any time, not pro-rated for a partial year), $5 per meeting for nonmembers at the door. Call614-470-0144 or visit inventorscolumbus.com.

Creative Hands Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild, 9:30 a.m. to noon on the second Tuesday at Trillium Place, 3500 Trillium Crossing (Independent Activity Room). The guild's purpose is educational and cultural development through participation in and encouragement of interest in the art of needlepoint. Stitchers of all levels are welcome. For information contact Pat at 614-885-0856 or creativehandschapter@needlepoint.org.

Dublin A.M. Rotary, 7:30 a.m. Fridays at the Country Club at Muirfield, 8715 Muirfield Drive, Dublin. For more information go to dublinam.org or call Sue Burness at 614-561-1617.

Kiwanis Club of Dublin, 6:30 p.m. on the first, second, and fourth Mondays of the month at the Bogey Inn, 6013 Glick Road. The group performs service work at the Dublin Food Pantry at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. The Food Pantry is located at the Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St. in Dublin. For information call Greg Ruff at 614-975-7185.

Lance Cpl. Wesley G. Davids Post 800, Dublin American Legion, 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Iacono's on Dublin Road in Shawnee Hills. All veterans are welcome. For more information contact Jeff Noble at 614-214-6451.

OCLC Toastmasters, noon the first and third Thursdays of every month at OCLC Inc., Private Dining Room, 6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin. Visitors are welcome. For more information go to oclctoastmastersclubs.org.

American Legion Memorial Post 614, 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, in the Rice Room of the Safety Services Building, 5181 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard.

Columbus Area Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, 10 a.m. on the second Thursday (except August) at the Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St., Dublin. Coffee available at 9:30 a.m. EGA is a national nonprofit organization which fosters the art of embroidery. Guests are invited. For more information, go to sites.google.com/site/columbusareaega or Facebook Columbus Area Chapter EGA.

Accountant Information Market, Dublin-Powell Chapter, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Scrambler Marie's, 3890 Presidential Parkway. CPAs are invited to meet for lunch. Call 614-478-8187.

Essential to Leadership Toastmasters, noon to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays at Atrium II South Tower, first-floor conference room, 5455 Rings Road, Dublin. Visit 1276053.toastmastersclubs.org.

Rotary Club of Dublin-Worthington, noon Wednesdays at La Scala, 4199 W. Dublin-Granville Road.

AmSpirit Business Connections-Dublin Metro Chapter, 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Panera Bread, 6665 Perimeter Loop Road. For more information, contact Jo Funderburg at 614-408-3730 or email at jo@funderburg.net.

New Neighbors League of Greater Columbus, monthly luncheon the second Tuesday of each month, informal monthly coffees in members' homes and monthly book clubs for women who have moved to the Columbus Metro areas within one year of relocation. Visit newneighborscolumbus.com for meeting times and locations. For information email nnlcolumbus@yahoo.com.

Support groups

Steps Toward Healing grief support group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 23, in the Main Lobby Conference Room at Dublin Methodist Hospital, 7500 Hospital Drive. This free group lets participants talk about the painful feelings of grief in a compassionate, nonjudgmental and confidential atmosphere. Registration is required; those interested can join at any time. For more information or to register, call 614-533-6060.

Nar-Anon family group, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus. The support group is for those who are concerned that someone close to them may have a drug problem. For more information, call 614-383-8086.

Depression support group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every second Monday at Syntero's Dublin location, 299 Cramer Creek Court. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Syntero. Meetings subject to change. To confirm, call 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

At A Loss -- a support group for parents who have been pre-deceased by a child meets the first and third Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Syntero - Dublin; 299 Cramer Creek Court; 43017. The group is free and open to anyone, regardless of when the loss occurred. It provides a supportive and trusting network and is led by a licensed professional. Call 614-889-5722 to register.

Maternal mental health, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every first Tuesday, Columbus Birth & Parenting, Suite LL7, 6649 N. High St., Worthington. A Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms support group for mothers beyond the postpartum period with children from toddlers to teens. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings subject to change. For more information, call 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

Bipolar peer support group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays in Room 158A, Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus. The group is co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and the Peers Enriching Each other's Recovery Center. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm at 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

Mindful Living, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. every first Thursday at Wellness Now Group, Suite A, 5329 N. High St., Columbus. The group is sponsored by by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings are subject to change; call to confirm at 614-221-1441 or visit mhafc.org.

GOALS (Giving Those with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Another Lifestyle) Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, in Room 314 at Worthington United Methodist Church, 600 High St. This group is co-sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County and Anxiety and Behavioral Health Services. Meetings are subject to change. Call Megan at 614-221-1441 to confirm. For information go to mhafc.org.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group, 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Dublin Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road. Open to anyone affected by Alzheimer's disease. Call Heather Mudgett at 317-313-4316 before attending the first time to verify the meeting time.

Perinatal Outreach & Encouragement for Moms pregnancy/postpartum support group, meets twice per month; call for location details. Sponsored by Mental Health America of Franklin County. Meetings subject to change; call 614-221-1441, or visit mhafc.org.

Parkinson's Support Group, 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the third floor multi-purpose room at the Forum at Knightsbridge, 4625 Knightsbridge Blvd. Call Dodie Wood at 614-481-8888.

Better Breathers Club of Dublin Pulmonary Support Group, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. the third Monday of the month, at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Conference Room One, 7500 Hospital Drive. For more information, call Anne at 614-544-8338.

Al-Anon, for friends and families of alcoholics; for meeting information, visit coafg.org.

Cocaine Anonymous, for meeting information, visit caohio.org or call 614-251-1122.

Mental Health Through Will-Training, sponsored by Recovery International, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 N. High St. Individuals struggling with stress, anxiety, panic, fatigue, depression or fear are welcome. Freewill offerings accepted. For more information contact Paul at 614-895-6760 or info@LowSelfHelpSystems.org.

Better Breathers Club of Dublin, 6 to 7:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month in the front lobby conference room of Dublin Methodist Hospital. Monthly topics will be discussed. Enjoy new friendships and support. Free and open to anyone diagnosed with any pulmonary disease, their loved ones and caregivers. Light refreshments are provided, along with door prizes. Wheelchair accessible.

Eating disorder support groups for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder support group and family and friends, 6:30 to 8 p.m., the first and third Tuesdays of each month (except holidays), at the Center for Balanced Living, 8001 Ravines Edge Court. Free, but donations are accepted. For information, call 614-896-8222 or visit thecenterforbalanced living.org.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. Call 614-547-9788. Meadow Park Church of God is not affiliated with the DBSA.

Emotions Anonymous, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road. For more information, call 614-470-0397 or visit emotionsanonymous.org.

MOMS Club of Dublin, Southeast Chapter, meets the second Friday of each month at the Dublin Recreation Center, 5200 Emerald Parkway. For meeting times, visit momsclubofdublinse.webs.com or email momsclubofdublinse@yahoo.com.